GCSE D&T: Hospitality & Catering

 GCSE D&T: Hospitality & Catering

Awarding body, specification number and title:
WJEC, 4730, GCSE Hospitality & Catering
The course in Hospitality and Catering offers a unique opportunity in the curriculum for students to develop their knowledge and extend their skills within hospitality and catering in a vocational context. It provides opportunities to develop students interdisciplinary skills, a range of Key Skills and their capacity for imaginative, innovative thinking, creativity and independence.
It is a suitable qualification for those who want a broad background in this area and for those who wish to progress to further education. It will offer valuable preparation for those entering the world of work.
The specification encourages the investigation and study of hospitality and catering in a variety of contexts. In these contexts the students are given opportunities to acquire competence, capability and critical skills through the creation, implementation, use and evaluation of a range of resources.
UNIT 1: Catering skills related to food preparation and service - Controlled Task - Two practical tasks selected from a bank of six WJEC set tasks.
UNIT 2: Catering, food and the customer - Written Paper 1 ¼ hours